TuTuKu said:I tend to find that i play a piece more accurately the 1st time i go through it, as i'm generally concetrating harder. Once i've got it sorted i become a little more blase about things and the careless mistakes creep in, until i realise it's happening, then i turn the concentration back on!!
Dave Euph said:My argument of course is that you take it one step at a time, dynamics and articulation taking a 'minor' back seat for the first run through while I make sure of the notes.
PeterBale said:Another aspect of sight-reading in a band situation is being able to focus on what matters, so that things keep going. Better to miss a few notes out if you can make sure the pulse remains steady and the key parts are played.